Location: Chelsea, NYC
Fashion: Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution
Show time: See website for schedule; Through April 7
Venue: Fashion Institute of Technology
Food: Pop Burger
Drink: Gaslight Lounge
Miscellaneous: Amy’s Bread
Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution explores the dramatic impact of youth culture on fashion during the 1960s. More than thirty garments, accessories, videos, and other related media are featured, including fashions by Yves Saint Laurent, André Courrèges, and Giorgio di Sant’Angelo. Burger joint in the front, upscale lounge in the back, the menu at Pop Burger includes basics like 2 pop burgers for $5 for a quick fix or if your lounging, the likes of tuna tartar with soy truffle jus ($15). The Gaslight Lounge, a great hotspot bar in the meatpacking district, is dark and cozy while affordable for the area. If you don’t know Amy’s Bread, when you order a sandwich at a café or restaurant in the city, ask where they got the bread. There’s a good chance it’s from Amy’s because she’s one of the best bread makers in the city.